The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read, Hardcover Book, By: Philippa Perry
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A beautifully comprehensive look at what it might mean to be a sane and emotionally intelligent parent . . . Hugely warm, wise, hopeful and encouraging.--alain de bottom, author of how Proust can change your life instant #1 Sunday times bestseller every parent wants their child to be happy and every parent wants to avoid screwing them up (the way their parents did!). But how do you do that? In this absorbing, clever, and warm book, renowned psychotherapist Philippe Perry tells us what really matters and what behavior it is important to avoid-
The vital dos and don'ts of parenting. Her approach begins with parents themselves and their own psychological make-up and history--and how that in turn influences one's parenting. Instead of mapping out the "perfect" plan, Perry offers a big-picture look at the elements that lead to good parent-child relationships. This refreshing judgment-free book will help you to: - understand how your own upbringing may affect your parenting - accept that you will make mistakes and learn what you can do about them - break negative cycles and patterns - handle your own and child's feelings - understand what different behaviors communicate full of sage and sane advice, the book you wish your parents had read is one every parent will want to read and every child will wish their parents had. A Pamela doorman books/Viking life title
Philippe Perry has been a psychotherapist for the past twenty years. She is also a freelance writer, and a TV and radio presenter. She has worked on several documentaries, and has also written two other books, Couch Fiction, a Graphic Tale of Psychotherapy and How to Stay Sane. She lives in London with her husband, the artist Grayson Perry, and they have a grown-up daughter, Flo.
- Books Author: Philippa Perry
- Number Of Pages: 320
- Language: English
- Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
- Books Category: Parenting & Relationships
- Book Format: Hardcover
- Publication Date: February 04, 2020